Extremely Slow Ed25519 Key Generation (Entropy Source?)

Werner Koch wk at gnupg.org
Tue Oct 3 19:15:02 CEST 2017

On Sat, 30 Sep 2017 21:55, dkg at fifthhorseman.net said:

> If we're using getrandom() with the appropriate semantics, shouldn't
> this be the default?  As random(4) says:

Meanwhile I would say yes, but I don't want to get into this kind of
discussions again (cf. large RSA keys).  A config option leaves enough
freedom to everyone.



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